Hello neighbors. It’s Friday in Woodstock-Towne Lake and I’m back in your mailbox with all the printables about local events. In today’s issue, we cover these stories and more…
- 🍂 hiking, foliage and horrors, alas!
- 🗳️Important voting dates.
- 🎉 Parents’ night is here!
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Lots of sunshine. High: 76 Low: 48.
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Here are the top five stories from Woodstock-Towne Lake today:
- The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a captured person in front of a camera during an event involving possible theft of services. The photo can be seen on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page here. The incident in question happened around 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 8 at the Nail Queen salon, 3502 Sixes Road in Canton. If you have any information about the woman in the photo or the incident itself, please contact the Division of Criminal Investigation at 770-928-0235 or 9-1-1. You may refer to case number SO22-014078. (Cherokee Sheriff’s Office via Facebook)
- Cherokee Recreation and Parks is hosting two required hikes this month registration forward, please reserve your spot as soon as possible if you wish to attend any of them. The first is the Halloween scavenger hunt on October 26 at Lewis Park. Put on your best costume, lace up your boots, and grab your flashlight for a dusk-to-evening tour. The Garland Mountain Day Hike is a morning, 4-mile hike for all ages on the Garland Mountain Horse and Hiking Trails. The hike begins at 10 a.m. on October 29 and is marked “moderate.” Participating children must be accompanied by an adult to both events. (Cherokee Recreation and Parks)
- 11 Alive has released a comprehensive guide to voting in Georgia and includes many election-related guides dates remember. Let’s dive in a bit, because the deadlines are fast approaching. Hopefully everyone has registered or updated their details as needed by the October 11 deadline. You can check if you are registered here. If you are voting by absentee ballot, the application deadline is October 28. Absentee ballots must arrive by November 8, Election Day. Those who vote in person in advance must arrive between October 17 and November 4. Finally, everyone who votes in person on Election Day will go to the polls on November 8. You can find our county polling places here on the official website of the Secretary of State and there is a compiled list hereby 11 Alive. In between tonight’s debate U.S. Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Sen. Herschel Walker begin at 7 p.m., from Savannah. Be sure to tune in! (11 Alive)
- The North Georgia Health District has planned several initiatives to raise awareness of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to raise awareness of the importance of women getting tested and screened. Routine screening can help catch cancer in its early stages, when it is most easily curable, but according to data from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, almost 10 million screenings have been missed in the country due to the epidemic. Cherokee County is part of a group of health departments campaigning for breast health, and as part of the initiative, the Canton Department of Health is holding an event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, offering free exams to women ages 40-64 who have breast tissue changes or symptom listed. Woodstock Health Center is holding a three-day event offering the same service Oct. 25-27. The post For more information, call Canton at 770-345-7371 or Woodstock at 770-928-0133 to make an appointment. (Everyday citizen)
- A fire broke out Wednesday morning on Sky Lane Drive near Kellogg Creek Road. Cherokee County Fire and Rescue responded from six different stations to contain the structure fire. When firefighters arrived, they found the detached garage already engulfed in flames and collapsed from the damage. Two vehicles were also damaged in the fire, but the fire was extinguished before the damage could spread to neighboring houses. There were no personal injuries. (Cherokee County Fire and Rescue)
Today in Woodstock-Towne Lake:
- Macrame spider webs: Make a macramé wall hanging from the age of 16. Please register here at the Hickory Flat Library for a craft session, 2740 East Cherokee Drive, Canton. (from 4 to 5 p.m)
- Parent’s Night: Enjoy rare child-free moments while your children swim, play, eat pizza and watch movies. Please see the registration page More information about the event at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center, 1200 Wellstar Way, Canton. (17:30-22:00)
- Sunset Symphony – Cobb New Horizons Symphonic Band: free swing music in the evening with the Cobb New Horizons Symphonic Band. Get there early to reserve a spot to set up lawn chairs and a cooler. (from 7 to 9 p.m)
- Bracelets, beads and beads with bamabell: make three bracelets, light snacks and drinks provided. (from 7 to 9 p.m)
- Satellite Boulevard DJ: on the Pure Taqueria rooftop at 405 Chambers Street. (from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m)
- The Rocky Horror Show: 📰 has opening night and audience participation kits are now available for purchase ticket or with discounts when you get to a performance at the Woodstock Arts Theater, 8534 Main Street. (7:30 p.m)
- Post mountain: live music at The Listening Room at Rootstock, 8558 Main Street. (7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m)
- Karaoke night: at Reformation Brewery, 105 Elm Street. (from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m)
- Senior Center programs:
- Walking Club – every Monday and Friday at the Dupree Park walking/running track, 513 Neese Road. (8-9 o’clock)
- Fit Over 50 – Every Wednesday and Friday at the WGLSC Activity Center Expansion. (9:30 – 22:30)
- Garden Club – works with the city community garden to develop and implement planting and maintenance plans around the Senior Center. The club meets at the William G. Long Senior Center. (from 10 to 11 o’clock)
- MadLife Grill Patio Stage (free shows):
- MadLife Stage & Studios:
From my notebook:
- Cherokee County Senior Services Meals On Wheels is looking for volunteers. Volunteers are needed for the two delivery routes: Thursday to Waleska and Friday to Acworth, deliveries are made between 10.30am and 1pm both days. If you are interested in helping our senior citizens through the Meals On Wheels program, please contact us at 770-345-7440. (Cherokee County Senior Services via Facebook)
- Be sure to visit the Reeves House Gallery before the Paper Cuts exhibition ends on October 23. The free exhibit features work by artists from around the country using paper in various manipulated forms such as cutting, burning, folding, layering and other unique ways. (Woodstock Arts)
- Woodstock Parks and Recreation still needs volunteers to maintain and maintain the butterfly gardens at Dupree Park and the William G. Long Senior Center. The Butterfly Gardeners meet throughout the year for classes and workshops. The next meeting is on Thursday, October 20 from 18:00 to 20:00 (Woodstock Parks and Recreation)
- Reminder: Be sure to sign up for the latest in the Walking Tour Series, a public art tour of our downtown. Three tours depart from the Reeves House every half hour, on October 20 at 6 p.m. Tickets can be exchanged. here. (WDSTK brand store)
- Wouldn’t it be nice to update it? Check out these homes that recently hit the market in Woodstock-Towne Lake. (Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch)
- Click the link to meet Poppie, Penny and other pets ready for adoption in the Woodstock-Towne Lake area. (Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch)
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